Associate of Applied Science in Cybersecurity
The Associates of Applied Science in Cybersecurity program is designed to teach students the skills for entry-level employment in the Cybersecurity industry.
Cybersecurity professionals work in a wide range of industries supporting the security of IT infrastructure.
The program starts with IT, networking, and cybersecurity fundamentals creating a foundation upon which the students build adding knowledge and skills in Linux security, ethical hacking, and penetration testing, network defense & countermeasures, incident response & digital forensics, and cybersecurity programs & policies.
The Associates of Applied Science in Cybersecurity program prepares and supports students in obtaining several certifications in support of their cybersecurity career including CompTIA’s A+, Network+, Security+, Linux+, Pentest, & CySA+.
Graduates will typically qualify for entry-level employment in roles such as Information Security Analysts and Computer Network Support Specialists.
Applicants must be at least 17 years of age or older on the date of enrollment, have an HS diploma or equivalent (GED, HiSET) or a recognized Homeschool Certificate/Diploma, and pass a nationally recognized entrance exam (Wonderlic, Min. score of 14). Applicants must not be enrolled at a primary or secondary institution.
The Cybersecurity training program can be completed in 63 weeks.
Day and evening shifts are available.
Students will take core classes in a traditional on-site format on Monday through Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (day classes) or 5:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. (evening classes) and general education classes in an Online format on Thursday each week.
Cybersecurity Program Courses
The Cybersecurity Program at Peloton College offers courses in:
IT Fundamentals (A+)
Networking Fundamentals (Network+)
Cybersecurity Fundamentals (Security+)
Linux Fundamentals for Cybersecurity (Linux+)
Cybersecurity Operations – Incident Response & Digital Forensics (CySA+)
Developing Cybersecurity Programs and Policies
Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing (Pentest+)
Network Defense & Countermeasures
“Peloton College gave me the confidence I needed to become a medical assistant in less than a year! The students and staff welcomed me with open arms at a time in my life when things were pretty crazy. Peloton is for everyone… no matter where you came from or what you’ve been through. They truly value your success!”
– Jayla Mapps, 2018 Valedictorian
The demand for cybersecurity is high and should continue to grow as advances in technology continues.
Graduates of the Cybersecurity training program will possess the knowledge and skills for possible careers in:
- Linux security
- Ethical Hacking
- Penetration Testing
- Network Defense
- Digital Forensics
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